As many of you already know, the Board of Directors of Metro are scheduled to vote at their monthly meeting on Thursday on changes and cuts in the agency’s bus service. The cuts amount to about four percent of Metro’s overall bus service. Among the cuts: five rapid lines (the [continue reading]
Metro releases FY 2011 budget; agency schedules public meeting to discuss. Service cuts, layoffs are proposed.
The proposed agency budget for fiscal year 2011 has been released by Metro staff. Here is a link to the budget, which is posted on the Metro website (pdf). It will be discussed at a special meeting of the agency’s Board of Directors on Wednesday, May 19, at Metro headquarters. [continue reading]
In the face of a massive budget shortfall, LADOT is studying all of its transit services (which include DASH, Commuter Express, City Ride and Charter Bus) in order to decide which services to alter or cut all together. The agency admits that even with service reductions a fare increase is [continue reading]